OP-ED >> Observer

Pelosi, Dalai Lama stage show before their political exit

The US is changing, and the world is changing. The Americans cannot solve new problems with their outdated approaches. Meanwhile, we can get a sense of why US politics is trapped in the ceaseless wrangling of the two parties.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/11 23:13:40

New missile signals China’s resolve to counter THAAD

There has been no lack of discussions over countermeasures against THAAD among the Chinese public, including the use of economic leverage.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/10 22:23:39

Will Moon move to repair relationship with China?

It is hoped Moon can take the initiative to repair the battered bilateral relationship between Beijing and Seoul. If the opportunity is missed, the future ties will face more challenges.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/9 23:03:39

China seeks integration, US seeks military expansion

But Washington has been playing a declining role amid the region’s rapid growth over the past years.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/8 23:48:39

Regional connectivity projects can support India’s ambitions

Instead of being overly concerned about China’s rise, New Delhi should consider to take an early role in Beijing’s Belt and Road initiative.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/7 23:28:39

Child-rearing puzzles expectant parents in China

A friend of mine who is roughly eight months pregnant told me that she has already started saving money for her child’s future tutorial classes. “Can you believe it?” she asked, “I was told that if I have not sent my child to classes for Math Olympiad training before fourth grade, he could never be a candidate for the competition and his chances to go to a distinguished secondary school and top university will be slim.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/6 0:18:39

NYT fails to interpret relationship of China, US leaders

The US media has never been a fan of Trump and has always had a prejudice against Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/4 23:23:39

Economic concern prompts ASEAN to tilt toward China

ASEAN relies on China for its economy and the US for security, and attempted to strike a balance between the two. However, as Beijing keeps providing development dividends to the region, such a balance can hardly be maintained.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/3 22:58:40

B&R can be new platform for Sino-US cooperation

More significantly, amid all the divergences and conflicts between Beijing and Washington, the two can get along well with each other through such collaboration, find their positions in the global arena in the current era and elevate their mutual trust to the next level.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/2 23:33:39

Manila, Seoul offer Asia contrasting lesson in diplomacy

Duterte regards China as an important partner in the Philippine economy and security and has benefited from this stance.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/1 22:18:39

Domestic jet development backed by political system

Taking all that into consideration, how to further boost the manufacturing industry has become a crucial task which China is now facing. Achieving the goal requires not only the policies, but more importantly, political leadership to guide and guarantee development.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 23:38:41

2nd aircraft carrier milestone of nation’s defense development

The progress of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army echoes national development.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 23:28:40

Attending B&R forum a chance to mend China-Japan ties

Such a geopolitical point should not be made at the expense of the development of all three. Japan might have woken up to the fact by sending a heavyweight to China. Beijing is also looking forward to seeing Seoul’s participation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/25 23:53:43

O’Reilly scandal deals a new blow to US media’s credibility

Talk show host Bill O'Reilly was officially fired by the Fox News Channel last week amid a sea of sexual harassment allegations. His show, The O'Reilly Factor, with nearly 4 million viewers a night on average, made him one of the most popular cable news hosts in the US. But it all ended after The New York Times exposed that O'Reilly and Fox had paid over $13 million in settlements to five women who accused O'Reilly of sexually harassing them in the workplace.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/25 0:13:39

US media views Ivanka’s China business with biased lens

On April 6, Ivanka Trump's company won provisional approval from the Chinese government for three new trademarks for jewelry, spa services and ladies' bags. Her company already holds 16 registered trademarks in China. The news has attracted much negative press in the US, as the media believes Ivanka and her family are deeply involved in China contacts and policy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/23 23:53:39

India playing Dalai Lama card worsens territorial spats with China

China's recent announcement of the newly standardized names of six places in South Tibet has unsurprisingly set the Indian media ablaze. Over the past two days, quite a few Indian media outlets, such as the Hindustan Times, described Beijing's latest move as "revenge" and "retaliation" against India for hosting the 14th Dalai Lama in the disputed border region earlier this month.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/21 0:18:39

Anti-corruption campaign extends to financial sector

Corruption will negatively impact the central government's policies and its authority as well. Problems in the financial system will harm China's real economy, and jeopardize China's overall economic security and people's livelihoods.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/19 23:08:39

Can North Korea afford cost of weekly missile tests?

Pyongyang's fiscal expenditure in developing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles is limited, which can be proved by the recent military parade and the failed missile test. Amid the tightening UN sanctions toward Pyongyang, the country's spending in this field will be inevitably reduced.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/19 0:13:40